Product Designer

London, United Kingdom


LOCATION: British Library, Kings Cross, London

CONTRACT: Permanent

FutureLearn is looking for a talented UX/UI designer to join the UX, Research & Design team, within this award winning, Ed Tech startup. Following user-centred design (UCD) practices, you will be working alongside other product designers and researchers, in a dynamic and agile, product environment. It is a unique opportunity to be part of a business that is changing the face of education, through digital transformation with some of the world’s top educators.

We are looking for an experienced design thinker who is in their element solving problems with unorthodox methods displaying both user empathy and commercial understanding. You'll apply design thinking and work closely with stakeholders to conceive and design beautiful, usable and engaging educational products that can change lives. You'll be involved in research and ideation, collaborating with multidisciplinary teams through the iteration and development process. You have a confident design voice, displaying the ability to frame strong rationales for design decisions, and will at times lead creative working sessions, helping to understand real user and business problems. Your portfolio will illustrate solid examples of UX exploration and a track record of delivering quality, shipped products across web and mobile.

All of our team members are strategic thinkers and conceptual problem solvers who make every design decision an informed one. Each team member is trusted to independently develop their work, making bold decisions with their product team using solid research and understanding. We value proven skills over big egos and thrive on positive, transparent teamwork.

About FutureLearn

FutureLearn’s mission is to pioneer the best social learning experiences, which are flexible, effective and rewarding. We are a start-up, founded by The Open University and offer a diverse range of free, and paid for, high quality online courses from over 100 international universities so far, as well as a number of specialist organisations such as the British Council, BFI and D&AD, to offer access to a huge range of quality resources and content. To find out more about FutureLearn, take a look at our website at


●Competitive Salary

●28 days holiday (plus 8 days public holiday)

●Buy & sell up to 5 days holiday

●Charity day (volunteer for a charity of your choice)

●Cycle to work scheme

●Flexible working environment/hours

●Pension (4% employer / employee contribution)

●Great coffee, teas & fruit

●Cinema discounts

●Corporate gym memberships

●Taste card / restaurant discounts

How to apply

Just submit a link to your outstanding portfolio and attach your CV along with an email explaining why you are so interested in this position. We are particularly interested to hear about your eComm experience, so please provide this information in your cover letter.

We celebrate diversity at FutureLearn and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

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